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apollo 17 went to the moon. our correspondent has all of the details. >> december, 1972. nasa sense and astronauts to the moon for the last time. no one has been back since. >> one giant leap for private enterprise. >> some former employees have launched a new company. it says it will soon be offering commercial flight back to the surface. >> our vision is to create a reliable and affordable u.s.- based, commercial lunar transportation system. >> this is the module they used 40 years ago and this is what they hope will take people there by 2020. the company says it will cost $1.4 billion. it will be open to corporations and wealthy individuals. countries like japan, south korea and south africa would be able to carry out research on the lunar surface. 40 years ago, only the resources of the u.s. could send an astronaut to them in. now there is no political will or the money to do it again. according one of the last man to be there, it will be the private sector from now one that will leave the way back. >> it will be an effort by private investors, obviously regulated and sanctioned
in the light of apollo's sun-chariot-- was read as an allegory: the triumph of light over ignorance. the sun and the power of light were among turner's most enduring preoccupations, but critics accused him of being "intoxicated with color." (reader) "although the grecian hero has just put out the eye of the furious cyclops that is really no reason why mr. turner should put out the eyes of us harmless critics." ♪ (narrator) at the beginning of the 1830s, turner was famous, at the height of his powers and intent on dominating his rivals. the royal academy's annual exhibition traditionally included "varnishing days"-- an opportunity for artists to apply the finishing touches to their works as they hung in the academy before the official opening. turner treated this as an almost theatrical opportunity, reworking canvasses like regulus he'd painted years before under the noses of his competitors. (reader) "he had a large palette, nothing on it but a huge lump of flake white; he had two or three biggish tools to work with, and with these he was driving the white into all the hollows, and every p
you feel? >> humble. >> god willing as we show return. >> for all man kind. godspeed to crew of apollo 17. ♪ >> the space program will come back. the country needs to have something to look forward to, to look up to and be proud of. what can we do in 10,000 years? my grand mother on a farm in michigan had a ring telephone no, electricity, outhouse and she walked the first guy walk on the moon. >> i would like to see the next generation leigh footprints of the moon. i hope it happens. >> get more evenly thoughts from charles krauthammer. >> i talked to kneel about that. he said those people represent a time in the country when it seemed we could do the impossible. now we can't cobble together deal on the fiscal cliff. what are your thoughts? >> humans lived in the sky for 100,000 years and finally got off the ground at kitty hawk. then it took 66 years to go from the flight a minute-and-a-half or so, kitty hawk to the moon. yet for the next 40, we lived in retreat. literally circling the space station studying the physiology of nausea. that's not what kennedy had in mind to say we
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